Articles | Volume 13, issue 3
Geosci. Model Dev., 13, 1179–1199, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-13-1179-2020
Geosci. Model Dev., 13, 1179–1199, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-13-1179-2020

Methods for assessment of models 16 Mar 2020

Methods for assessment of models | 16 Mar 2020

Earth System Model Evaluation Tool (ESMValTool) v2.0 – technical overview

Mattia Righi et al.

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This paper describes the second major release of ESMValTool, a community diagnostic and performance metrics tool for the evaluation of Earth system models. This new version features a brand new design, with an improved interface and a revised preprocessor. It takes advantage of state-of-the-art computational libraries and methods to deploy efficient and user-friendly data processing, improving the performance over its predecessor by more than a factor of 30.